Day: May 18, 2008

EC chairman seeks review of electoral laws

NST: 18 May 2008 KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission should undergo a review whereby it would receive more power to strengthen its capability during elections. EC chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman believed that a review was urgently required because they needed to have

Bersih on indelible ink fiasco

The Star: 18 May 2008 By ONG YEE TING PENANG: Someone has to take the responsibility for the indelible ink fiasco before the issue “turns into a fuss,” Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih) steering committee member Liew Chin Tong said.

It was only a suggestion, says PM

By SHAHANAAZ HABIB (The Star) KUALA LUMPUR: The Cabinet had merely suggested to the Election Commission (EC) to not use the indelible ink for the general election. It was not a directive, said Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.